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The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity
BACKGROUND The question of how many marine species exist is important because it provides a metric for how much we do and do not know about life in the oceans. We have compiled the first register ofExpand
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A WORLDWIDE REVISION OF THE RECENT AND FOSSIL SAND CRABS OF THE ALBUNEIDAE STIMPSON AND BLEPHARIPODIDAE, NEW FAMILY (CRUSTACEA: DECAPODA: ANOMURA: HIPPOIDEA)
Abstract The anomuran sand crab family Albuneidae sensu stricto was previously known worldwide from 41 validly described Recent species in eight genera and four fossil taxa of the genus Albunea. AExpand
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A molecular phylogeny of Bopyroidea and Cryptoniscoidea (Crustacea: Isopoda)
Epicaridean isopods are parasitic on other crustaceans. They represent a diverse group of highly derived taxa in two superfamilies and 10 families. Little work has been done on the phylogeny of theseExpand
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The Endemic Marine Invertebrates of Easter Island: How Many Species and for How Long?
By whatever name it is called, Easter Island, Isla de Pascua, or Rapa Nui, this small (ca. 106 km2) spot of land in the central Pacific Ocean (27° 08’S, 109°20’W) has the distinction of being perhapsExpand
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Crustacean Parasites as Phylogenetic Indicators in Decapod Evolution
The evolutionary history of decapods and their parasites is assessed with particular reference to the use of parasites as proxies for host phylogeny. We focused on two groups of obligate parasitesExpand
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CATALOG OF RECENT TYPE SPECIMENS IN THE DIVISION OF INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY, AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. V. MOLLUSCA, PART 2 (CLASS GASTROPODA [EXCLUSIVE OF OPISTHOBRANCHIA AND PULMONATA], WITH
Abstract A complete, annotated listing of all primary and secondary type specimens of gastropod mollusks (exclusive of opisthobranchs and pulmonates) in the collection of the Division of InvertebrateExpand
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Anatomy and Biology of Mysella pedroana (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Galeommatoidea), and its Commensal Relationship with Blepharipoda occidentalis (Crustacea: Anomura: Albuneidae)
Abstract The distribution, prevalence and abundance of the galeommatoidean bivalve, Mysella pedroana , on the spiny sand crab, Blepharipoda occidentalis , were studied based on newly collectedExpand
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Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation
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Taxonomy is a scientific discipline that has provided the universal naming and classification system of biodiversity for centuries and continues effectively to accommodate new knowledge. Expand
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A REVIEW OF THE FAMILY LERNAEODISCIDAE (CIRRIPEDIA: RHIZOCEPHALA). I. THE GENUS LERNAEODISCUS MÜLLER, 1862: NEW SYNONYMY, HOSTS, RANGE EXTENSIONS, AND THE DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES
Abstract Rhizocephalan barnacles of the genus Lernaeodiscus Müller, 1862, are uncommon external parasites of galatheid and porcellanid crabs, and most species are poorly known. Based on a thoroughExpand
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